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11th Oct 2017

Brussels

NPA urges caution over report suggesting Brexit boost for pig sector


The NPA has urged caution in reading too much into a new report that suggests Brexit will boost pig farm incomes.

11th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

Your views sought on human antibiotic use


Farmers and vets are being urged to fill in a short online survey about how they use - and view the use of - antibiotics for human medicine.

10th Oct 2017

HealthWelfare

African Swine Fever vaccine breakthrough?


Researchers in Australia and the US have uncovered genetic data they believe may contain the key to developing a vaccine for ASF.

9th Oct 2017

NPANews

National Fallen Stock Company recruiting for new role


NFSCo is looking to appoint to appoint a new vice chairman - and we would like to see pig industry candidates coming forward. 

6th Oct 2017

Prices

Market commentary: You Can't Always Get What You Want


Pig prices are unfortunately continuing on their relentless downward track, with the SPP losing another 0.6p to stand at 160.44p/kg.

6th Oct 2017

Westminster

Ed's Party Conference round up


The NPA's senior policy advisor Ed Barker braved the party conference circuit. Here's his take on an eventual few weeks in politics. 

6th Oct 2017

NPANews

And the Farmers Weekly Pig Farmer of the Year is...


Congratulations to the newly-crowned Farmers Weekly Pig Farmer of the Year.

5th Oct 2017

NPANews

NPA responds to Prue Leith comments on feeding Bake Off waste to pigs


The NPA has issued a polite reminder to Prue Leith and all pig keepers on the dangers of feeding food waste to farm animals. 

4th Oct 2017

NPANews

Educating the medics on antibiotic use in pigs


A group of high-profile medics, including Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies, visited a pig farm recently to learn about antibiotic use in the sector. 

4th Oct 2017

NPANews

NPA South West regional meeting tonight - don't miss out!


The NPA's four autumn regional meetings kick off tonight with the South West event, in Exeter.

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